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Natural therapies have been around since our ancestors decided to walk upright. At the Corrective Clinic we believe that you get of out your body, what your put into it.
Whether that is managing an acute injury or a chronic one, improving flexibility and strength, or just wanting to learn more about how your body functions.
We don’t use gimmicks, electrodes, sound waves or disco machines. We work with the body’s natural healing systems as proven through medical science.We also believe that education is the key to long-term recovery, so we promote healthy patterns and habits in your body and mind.
As health professionals it is our duty to give you 110% every session and approach each session with the focus on resolving your issues and motivating you to achieve your health goals.
Seton Scott – Director
Seton has always had a passion for all things active, having played every sport under the sun! Seton believes in keeping people active and injury-free with a hands-on approach to re-training client’s bodies and minds to optimise body movement and function. Seton’s favourite quote “ Im just saving the world one shoulder at a time”.
Aroha has completed degrees in both Physiotherapy and Human Nutrition at the University of Otago. She became established as a Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist with the Nelson College 1st XV and representative rugby teams. She is a preferred provider for Touch New Zealand and will travel with them to the World Cup. Aroha is passionate about addressing the underlying cause of injuries and rehabilitating people of all walks of life back to their goals.
Paul believes combining physiotherapy with one-on-one exercise is the future of physiotherapy.
Paul has an ability to transcend between a variety of clients, understand their goals, their aims & get positive results every time. You will be able to find out what’s going on to your body to cause pain, how to manage what’s going on and most importantly of all, solving the problem & finding the methods for you that make sure the problem never occurs again.
Paul links his approach with skills in acupuncture, neuro-point therapy, stretching, joint mobility & exercise, as he’s one of only two people in NZ to be trained by the American College of Sports Medicine as a personal trainer.
PJ is an Irish Physiotherapist who arrived in New Zealand in August 2019. He has a BSc Honours Degree in Physiotherapy from the University of Limerick. He has enjoyed success at national level in athletics in the high jump, hurdles, and decathlon. He has worked with the Irish Paralympic Athletics team and top level Gaelic footballers, as well as in busy private practices during his career thus far. PJ is a strong advocate for the benefits of exercise and combines targeted, personalised exercise based rehabilitation with physiotherapy to help people recover from injuries and reach new levels of physical performance. PJ has come to New Zealand for the climate, the culture, and an exciting new career.
Sean is our latest recruit from the Emerald Isle who moved to New Zealand in 2018. He has a BSc Honours Degree in Physiotherapy from University College Dublin, Ireland. Sean’s passion for physiotherapy stems from his interests in all things sport including Gaelic Football, Rugby, Soccer and Running. He is passionate about using his interest in exercise and rehabilitation to facilitate clients in their recovery; and reaching their personal goals. He has come to New Zealand in search of an exciting new challenge and a tan!
Ciara is an advanced trained STOTT pilates instructor and has vast experience in teaching classes in both Boston and Dublin. Pilates can optimise neuromuscular performance through activation of correct muscles and proper breathing patterns, while safely incorporating strength development and flexibility. Practising pilates on a regular basis will improve posture, performance in sport and normal activities of everyday living while also preventing future injuries.
Ciara is an Irish born physiotherapist who recently moved to New Zealand in April 2019. She has a BSc Honours Degree in Physiotherapy from University College Dublin, Ireland. Her zeal for this career is rooted in her keen interest in sport and staying active. She played both Gaelic football and basketball to a high level in Ireland and likes to stay to practice what she preaches by keeping strong and mobile in the gym. Already in her career she has had the opportunity to work with top athletes including the Irish Sailing Association. She strongly believes in combining physiotherapy with exercise based rehab to help heal and prevent injuries. Ciara has come to New Zealand in search of a new exciting career and a better climate.
Shenae is one of the latest physios to join our team in 2019, coming across the Tasman Sea from Western Australia. She has a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy from Curtin University Perth, WA. As a current Les Mills group fitness instructor, Shenae understands the many musculoskeletal injuries that can occur on the sporting ground or in the gym and has a special interest in the treatment of these areas. She also has a strong focus on client self-management and appropriate return to sport. Shenae has a holistic approach to treatment using dry needling, massage, manual therapy and exercise rehabilitation, whilst also taking into consideration clients’ beliefs and goals in regards to their injury and recovery. Shenae is looking forward to seeing all that the NZ lifestyle has to offer!
New to the team Kyndra is in her second year of practice, graduating her Physiotherapy Degree from AUT University. Growing up in South Africa Kyndra found a passion for movement from participating in a variety sporting activities such as Gymnastics, Swimming, Netball and Hockey. Kyndra has an interest in dry needling and has completed further study in this area. Currently Kyndra is completing her Post graduate Diploma in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy part-time. She is enthusiastic to support you through your rehabilitation attaining your goals.
At the Corrective Clinic, physiotherapy is about more than quick fixes to relieve pain and tension. We combine all physical treatment therapies with our hands-on and educative approach to empower you to maintain a level of health that is pain free.
We work with the physically active to the chronically injured, from the neck through to the feet, from professional athletes to the active individual. Whatever sport or activity is your passion we can help you to improve your performance. Our approach to your health is based on proven research around what works best to heal your body. We combine exercise, manipulation, mobilisation, stretching, massage, trigger point release and Pilates to cater to you health needs
Your initial assessment will last 60 minutes and our practitioner will conduct a thorough examination of your issue, from examining your range of movement to understanding how it affects your life. This will allow us to provide you with a diagnosis and develop a recovery plan.
Follow-up sessions can be between 30 to 60 minutes, depending on your schedule and availability. Our approach will focus on exercising to re-correct your movement in combination with the other specialties mentioned above to reduce tension and improve mobility through your entire structure.
We believe that educating you about how your body moves and re-training it will reduce your issue from returning. We have found that when an individual is empowered to manage their own health, they can fast-track their improvement and sustain their health for longer.
Massage is a key element to restoring normal movement and function in your body. It decreases pain, relieves tension and increases blood flow through a combination of deep tissue release and trigger point activation with stretching and peripheral work, depending on your specific needs.
At the Corrective Clinic we complement our massage skills with manipulation and mobilisation of the spine and its periphery. Our physiological knowledge allows us to work at the deeper levels of your tissues ensuring you the best results. During a session, you will learn about how your body is moving and understand any areas of concern within your structural system.
This will allow you to be proactive in managing your function in the future. We work with all part of the body from the hands to the feet. We also work closely with our partners at Advanced Joint and Spine Clinic when specialist manipulative care is required.
At the Corrective Clinic we believe that exercise is the key to your long term health management. We use exercise to reconnect the body to control itself with movement and reduce pain. We work one-on-one to teach you about your strengths and weaknesses in relation to your flexibility, strength and functional movement.
We work from your base level, making sure that all areas of your core are active, able to hold your limbs and sustain pain free functional movement. As physiotherapists, we apply biomechanical principles to address your injury through exercise – whether you are re-learning how to walk or properly get out of a chair to shaving a few extra seconds off your sprint time. We can help you.
Exercise also has the positive side effect of reducing stress, building strength, power and endurance as well as assisting with weight management. We have our own on-site gym and rehabilitation facility so we can work with you in the right environment to meet your exercise goals. We also work with local trainers and fitness professionals.
If you are already working with a trainer we can provide them with guidance around your current issues and specific do’s and don’t to maximise your fitness regime.
Pre and Post Operative Rehabilitation
At the Corrective Clinic we believe that getting you moving in the correct biomechanical way will dramatically improve your rehabilitation. Whether you are recovering from an injury or want to start the process of undoing poor movement habits, we have the facilities and know-how to fast-track your rehabilitation.
Getting moving again after surgery can be hard, we understand how to improve your post-operative recovery and reduce the need for further surgery in the future. Our combination of exercise theory, education, biomechanical re-training and manual therapy releases tension, improves strength, mobility and decreases pain.
We focus on correcting poor habits to prevent injuries reoccurring, making your future brighter.
- Been carrying the same injury for months or years?
- Have an injury you just can’t shake?
- In a chronic state of pain?
Then this may be the assessment tool for you.
A muscle balance assessment is a holistic assessment of your body and your life. It starts with a head-to-toe assessment of your bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, basic core and functional movements. We also look at your sleep patterns, eating habits, work-life balance and analyse why your body’s ability to heal has been impeded.
This assessment will give you a complete analysis of what is happening in your body, why you are in pain and why you haven’t been able to resolve the issue.
Based on the assessment we can provide recommendations on how you can break the cycle of injury and pain, including exercise, massage, education and at-home programs. We can support you to achieve your goals in our on-site rehabilitation facility.
If you are already working with other health professionals, the assessment can be used as a guide to support your health and training team as part of your recovery.
The practice of acupuncture and moxibustion is based on the theory of meridians. According to this theory, qi (vital energy) and blood circulate in the body through a system of channels called meridians, connecting internal organs with external organs or tissues. By stimulating certain points of the body surface reached by meridians through needling or moxibustion, the flow of qi and blood can be regulated and diseases are thus treated. These stimulation points are called acupuncture points, or acupoints.
At The Corrective Clinic we use acupunture through the process of dry needling During this time the needles may be manipulated to achieve the effect of tonifying the qi. Needle manipulations are generally involved with lifting, thrusting, twisting and rotating, according to treatment specifications for the health problem. Needling may also be activated by electrical stimulation, a procedure usually called electro-acupuncture, in which manipulations are attained through varying frequencies and voltages.
Treatment protocols, frequency and duration are a matter of professional judgment of the practitioner, in consultation with the patient. A common course of treatment may initially involve between ten and fifteen treatments spaced at approximately weekly intervals, and spread out to monthly later in a program.
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119a Wellesley Street (Beside Victoria Park Les Mills),
CBD, Auckland 1010
186 Victoria Street (Inside Les Mills)
CBD, Auckland 1010
Les Mills Newmarket
269 Khyber Pass Rd, Newmarket, Auckland 1023
Les Mills New Lynn
2-4 Rankin Ave, New Lynn 0640 (corner Rankin Ave & Clark Street)
P.O. Box 91310,
Victoria St West,
Phone: (09) 309 5639
Monday to Friday 6am to 8pm
Saturday 8am to 12pm